Jaana Mattson's Landscapes in Wool: The Art of Needle Felting (Hardcover)
Award-winning fiber artist and teacher Jaana Mattson's needle-felted landscapes explore fresh territory. See how with this beautiful resource for beginners and practicing artists alike. Enjoy inspiration from 50 fascinating photos of the artist's original works, together with five step-by-step tutorials for a satisfying introduction to basic landscapes. Mattson, who creates entirely dry-felted textiles with a simple handheld tool, shares her one-of-a-kind painterly, impressionistic approach of blending and layering techniques guided by color theory and an understanding of the fibers. Learn how wool works as a material, how to make the best use of tools as you work with the dry-felting-only techniques, and the color and composition basics you need for planning successful landscapes in wool. The projects include Vibrant Fields, Thunderhead, Moon Shadow, Birch Lake, and Lone Oak.